The Security Service is responsible for safeguarding Sweden's democratic system. This involves protecting the elections and the electoral system. The Security Service's work associated with the 2018 elections spans across several areas.
On 9 September 2018, Sweden held national, regional and local elections. In this context, the Security Service is responsible for protecting Sweden and Swedish interests, meaning the democratic system and public confidence in the election process as well as in our elected representatives in the Central Government.
All our areas of operation are involved in ensuring that the election campaign and the election will be carried out safely and securely. This work involves:
The Security Service works closely with the Swedish Police, the Civil Contingencies Agency, the Election Authority, and others.